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Right to Buy

Tenants of council properties can apply to purchase their home through the Right to Buy scheme, subject to eligibility. The Right to Buy scheme website gives information about buying a council property, how to check if you are eligible, advice on affordability and how to apply. 

If you've been a council tenant for more than three years you may be eligible to buy your home at a discounted rate under the scheme. Please note that we can't provide the price of your home or know if you are eligible without a completed application. More information about your right to buy your home is available from HM Government.

To apply to buy your home, you will need to:

If you'd like to talk to someone about the scheme, your eligibility or affordability, or need help completing the forms you can contact the Right to Buy scheme directly on:

If you do not have access to a printer, you can collect an application form, declaration, and guidance notes from the council offices during normal business hours. If you are unable to visit the council offices, please call us on 01775 761161.